Welcome to the Office of International Affairs!

Our Mission

The Office of International Affairs' (OIA) mission is to enrich and foster the educational and work experience of Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s international community. The OIA serves as a welcoming presence for A&M-SA's international students, and international faculty. The OIA is the institutional resource that facilitates and oversees the lawful immigration status of foreign nationals and non-U.S. citizens who seek to enter the U.S. to receive an education, or to work at A&M-SA while protecting the integrity of the institution through compliance with state, local, and federal regulations.

OIA Services

The OIA offers services to both international students and foreign faculty such as:
  • Immigration advising for various non-immigrant visa categories, e.g., F-1, J-1, TN
  • Manage International student health insurance
  • Provide workshops to international students
  • Cultural events/programming
  • H-1B visa immigration advising
  • Facilitate with employment-based permanent residency sponsorship
  • Act as a liaison for institutional departments and government agencies


October 20 - Fee Increase for Premium Processing Requests

Did You Know? 

Did you know you can book an appointment with the Office of International Affairs in a variety of ways? Find out the many different ways you can book an appointment with us by watching the video below:




Important Dates

December 7-12 Final Examinations
December 12 End of Fall Semester
December 15 Commencement
December 24- January 1 Winter Break – A&M-SA Closed
January 11 Classes Begin
January 27 Census Date